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BSc (Hons) International Hospitality Management (Top-up)

Solent University
1 year
Full time
Bachelor's degree
12,500 GBP excl. VAT

Program description

BSc (Hons) International Hospitality Management (Top-up)

If you want to combine your love of travel and tourism with ensuring guests receive a memorable experience, Solent’s international hospitality management top-up degree will help you realise your ambitions in this fast-growing sector.

Solent’s international hospitality management top-up degree is designed for students who have completed a foundation degree, HND or equivalent international qualification in hospitality, tourism or management. Completion of this course will allow you to top-up your existing qualifications to a career enhancing BSc (Hons) International Hospitality Management degree.

The course combines practical, industry-focused content with management training. You’ll study global trends and analyse management strategies, whilst learning techniques to help develop your research and critical thinking. You’ll also hone your communication and pitching skills, to develop a broad knowledge to enable you to develop a career in this dynamic sector. 

There is often a good mix of international students on this course, providing you with the perfect opportunity to enhance your intercultural awareness and develop your interpersonal skills, sharing experiences from around the world.

Think a career in hospitality management is for you? By helping you build on your existing knowledge of the tourism industry, Solent’s well-balanced and exciting international hospitality management top-up degree could be your springboard into an exciting career in this growing industry.

Convert existing experience and qualifications into an internationally recognised UK honours degree, you will study strategy, finance and marketing with a specific focus on cross-cultural liaison and management skills in the global market.

What does this course lead to?

This top-up will equip you with the key skills and confidence to enter the field of international travel, tourism or hospitality and apply your talent to managerial positions.

Students may find themselves working with cruise operators, travel agencies, or as an in-house hospitality specialist.  

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for those who already have a foundation degree, HND or equivalent qualification in tourism-related subjects, who wish to advance their career in hospitality management within the international tourism industry.

Admission requirements

Relevant HND/foundation degree pass with Merit Overall (55 per cent) 

  • or 240 CATS points from a relevant three-year degree.

English language requirements

Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language. The agreed minimum requirements for this course are:

  • IELTS minimum 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each individual component
  • TOEFL IBT minimum 80 with a minimum of 19 in each individual component
  • or equivalent.

Qualifications are checked before enrolment, and international students must bring their original certificates or certified copies when coming to study at the University.

The University also offers a pre-sessional English programme for international students who wish to improve their level of English before starting a degree course.

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Program content

Year one

Core units

  • Academic and Professional Development
  • Business Consultancy/Management Project
  • Strategy for Management and Marketing
  • Contemporary Issues in Tourism
  • International Travel, Hospitality and Tourism in Action
  • Hospitality Management

Scholarships & funding

Bursaries and scholarships

Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria. 

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Solent University

Solent University

Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions. We’re focused on the practical side of higher education...

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Solent University
E Park Terrace
SO14 0YN Southhampton
United Kingdom

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